#2 Use 2FA (Two-Factor Authentication): Your Password Needs A Friend

The second episode of our weekly podcast ‘Conversation with a Hacker’. Non-technical podcast about privacy, security and other mysteries. From an ex-professional hacker.

2FA (Two-Factor Authentication): Use it wisely

In this episode Greg gives us some clarifications about the use of 2FA and how it protects us. We should all use 2FA, but ideally offline.

Topics that are addressed include:

  • What is 2FA and what is the point of it
  • How vulnerable we are to mass attacks and targeted attacks with 2FA
  • The importance of offline 2FA vs online 2FA
  • Tips on which kinds of 2FA to use and how to use them

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